Version of NHI NH90 TTH for the Italian Army


Data on design, manufacture and status

Design authority: NHIndustries

Primary manufacturer: NHIndustries

Parent type: NHI NH90

Aircraft status: Operational


Primary flight and mechanical characteristics

VTOL type: Helicopter

Lift configuration: Single main rotor

Dedicated control device: Tail rotor

Crew required: 2

Crew seating: Side-by-side

Landing gear: Wheels (all retractable)

Layout and Dimensions

Data on aircraft size

Overall Dimensions
Overall Height: 5.31 m 17.4 ft
Overall Length: 19.56 m 64.2 ft
Overall Width: 16.30 m 53.5 ft
Airframe Dimensions
Airframe Length: 16.13 m 52.9 ft
Airframe Width: 4.62 m 15.2 ft
Airframe Height: 4.23 m 13.9 ft
Landing Gear Dimensions
Landing Gear Base: 6.15 m 20.2 ft
Landing Gear Track: 3.20 m 10.5 ft
Cabin Dimensions
Cabin Internal Height: 1.58 m 5.2 ft
Cabin Internal Length: 4.80 m 15.7 ft
Cabin Internal Width: 2.00 m 6.6 ft

Weights and Performance

Data on aircraft weight and flight characteristics

Max Gross Weight (ground): 10,600 kg 23,369 lb
Max Gross Weight (airborne):  
Max Take-off Weight: 10,600 kg 23,369 lb
Empty Weight: 6,400 kg 14,110 lb
Useful Load: 4,200 kg 9,259 lb
Empty Weight Fraction: 0.604
Climb Performance
Max Rate of Climb:  
Hover Performance
Hover Ceiling IGE:  
Hover Ceiling OGE:  
Max Level Flight Speed:  
Never Exceed Speed:  
Service Ceiling:  
Range and Endurance
Max Range:  
Max Endurance:  

Engine Details

Aircraft powerplant (lift and/or propulsion)

Provided powerplant data is for uninstalled, sea level, static operations.

Number of engines: 2
Normal Ratings
Max continuous:  
Take-off / rated:  
OEI Ratings
OEI contingency:  
OEI continuous:  
OEI 30-second:  
OEI intermediate:  

Primary Lift Device

Data on primary lift devices such as main rotors

Main Rotor Characteristics
Direction of Rotation: Counterclockwise
Hub Type: Fully articulated
Main Rotor Blade Characteristics
Blade Construction:
Blade Chord:  
Blade Tip Geometry: Curved, swept, outer leading edge
Blade Twist:  
Number of Blades: 4
Main Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area:  
Disc Loading:  
Main Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Blade area per blade:  
Tip Speed:  

Primary Control Device

Data on primary control devices such as tail rotors

Tail Rotor Characteristics
Configuration: Unknown
Direction of Rotation: Top blade aft
Tail Rotor Blade Characteristics
Number of Blades: 4
Blade Construction:  
Blade Chord:  
Blade Twist:  
Tail Rotor Derived Characteristics
Disc Area:  
Tail Rotor Blade Derived Characteristics
Tip Speed:  
Blade Area (per blade):  

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